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Author Archives: augie

When Life Gives You Jack Crevalle Instead of Snook

Last night a friend and I were discussing how our life plans don’t often lead in the direction we intend or thought possible. which evolved into discussing the importance of observing all that is around and not having a spotlight view of our world. But let’s talk fishing for a minute.

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Wearing a life Vest

Wearing a life vest while kayak fishing So yea, the guy that has paddled all over the country for over 40 years wears a life vest, maybe you should too. At least now I do anyhow. Are you wearing a life vest? Sunday Morning Fishing Before the sun lit the new day, I paddled out … Continue reading »

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Swamp Buggy Racing

SUNDAY! SUNDAY! SUNDAY! The Swamp Buggy Racing! Racing like you’ve never seen before!

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Fishing Pine Island FL

Time for some skinny water fishing at Pine Island FL Shallow saltwater water fishing is one thing I have always wanted to explore more. Basically, I saw it as my retirement endeavor. The dream was to retire somewhere like the Outer Banks of North Caroline or Pine Island FL and purchase a flats skiff. The … Continue reading »

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Everglades Tour

Christmas Everglades Tour Like I had said in my last post, I’m trying to catch up with all that has been going on since I got here in Florida. Back in December a few of us FEMA folks who were not able to go home for Christmas decided to enjoy a day off and go … Continue reading »

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Fishing for Jack Crevalle in South Florida

My first fish in Florida – Jack crevalle The last few months have been full of change and with these changes I have decided to resume posting on Augie’s Adventures. However, I’m running a little behind. The following story was written a few weeks ago. I hope to be caught up shortly.

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Where’s Augie Been? He’s Been Found in Fort Myers Florida

Augie has moved to Fort Myers Florida for the winter Last winter I was hunting in the mountains of Western Maryland. This winter I’m kayaking the warm gulf waters of Fort Myers Florida Where has Augie been? The short answer is – I’m been on the couch. Well, that is, up until last November, when … Continue reading »

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Sneaky Goose Hunt

Taking advantage of Maryland’s late season resident goose season I have not waterfowl hunted much this hunting season. The schedule seemed to accommodate chasing whitetails more than goose hunting. At some point last week, I realized I still had time to get out and enjoy a goose hunt or two. The Maryland late season resident … Continue reading »

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Road Trip – Flagpole Knob

So yeah, I had never been to Flagpole Knob in Virginia. Well, that was until last weekend, when after hearing so much about this “awesome” place to go wheel’n, I tossed a sandwich and drinks into the Tacoma and took a Sunday drive. To be honest, I was just looking for something to do on Sunday and wasn’t … Continue reading »

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Learning From The Overlanding Podcast

Overlanding has gained popularity over the last few years. It seems everyone with a 4 wheel drive adds a few do-thingys to their rig and goes camping for the weekend and calls it overlanding. That is all well and good because in my mind the more people who get out exploring the natural world the … Continue reading »

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